Devon

Stephen Beville: Angels and Saints piano recital

Event Date: 
22/05/2022 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
St Margarets Church, Topsham

After his successful recital 'Musical Paintings' in 2019, internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Stephen Beville ( www.satyahoo.com ) returns to St Margarets Church Topsham for this afternoon matinee recital on Sunday 22nd May.

The programme will explore both pastoral and religious themes, including the premiere of Beville's new work 'Portrait of the Angel Raphael'.

Programme:

J.S Bach - Preludes and Fugues in E and F, Book II (Well Tempered Klavier)

Beethoven - Sonata in D, Op 28 'Pastoral'

interval (refreshments available)*

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Ibiza Orchestra Experience comes to Exeter

After the incredible excitement around the event coming to a number of cities around the UK, Ibiza Orchestra Experience will bring its unique entertainment to Exeter Castle on Friday 16th September 2022!

Friday 16th September will see the fantastic Ibiza Orchestra Experience feature a full live 26-piece orchestra and a soundtrack that will transport listeners through three decades of iconic White Isle classics. The orchestra night will also feature other warm up and closing acts to be announced SOON!

Tom Cullen, Marketing Manager for Ibiza Orchestra Experience said: “We’...

Tech South West Awards return to celebrate the best of the sector

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 05/02/2022 - 5:24pm

The annual Tech South West Awards have opened for entries as the prestigious event returns for a fourth year to celebrate the region’s tech sector.

Covering the whole of the South West from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset to Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, the awards showcase innovation across the region’s fastest growing sector.

Awards include Best StartUp, Women in Tech, MarineTech, Commitment to Diversity, Workplace Culture, AgriTech, Tech For Good, FinTech and Commitment to Talent.

The launch comes hot on the heels of the release of the SW...

World famous explorers to head to Gone Wild as Bear Grylls announces day tickets on sale

This August, a group of world famous adventurers and explorers will make their way to Devon creating a once in a lifetime opportunity for kids and adults to see their heroes and hear all of their exciting tales in one place. Bear Grylls, known for his wild adventures, will be joined by expedition legends including Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Ed Stafford and Laura Bingham at Nature Valley Gone Wild Festival, and for the first time the festival is now offering day tickets.

Those living across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset will be delighted to hear that after many requests Nature Valley...

Public Health Devon warn of Lyme disease this tick season

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 05/01/2022 - 6:26pm

Wetter weather earlier in the year followed by warmer, sunnier spells this month in Devon may make pets and people more prone to ticks when walking in woodlands or long vegetation, Public Health Devon warn .

“Ticks thrive in warmer weather and in lush vegetation,” says Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon. “And with warmer weather and people taking to the outdoors for recreation, woodlands and overgrown paths are likely to have ticks living among them.”

There are approximately 1,500 cases of Lyme disease, commonly spread by ticks, in England and Wales each year...

More foster carers who can look after siblings needed

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sat, 04/30/2022 - 11:45pm

More children in care face growing up without their brothers or sisters unless more foster carers who are able to care for siblings can be found.

There is a national shortage of foster carers who are able to look after more than one child.

Nationally there could be as many as 2,000 children who are growing up in foster care without the support of a brother or sister.

There are currently four sibling groups in the care of Fostering Devon looking for foster home where they can live together.

Some people may feel that they could not foster siblings because...

Mike completes 400 mile run for suicide prevention

Re-flow's Co-Founder & Managing Director, Michael Saunders, has completed his 400-mile run to raise money for the prevention charity, PAPYRUS.

Over the past four weeks, Michael has run a 10-mile commute from his home in Cheriton Fitzpaine to the Re-flow offices in Exeter, Devon. Undertaking this distance twice a day, he’s completed just under a full marathon every weekday, for 4 weeks in a row. Overall, this has amounted to 400 miles and 40,000 feet of elevation – the equivalent of scaling Mount Everest one and a half times.

Re-flow works closely with companies in...

Beloved daughter remembered at Brain Tumour Research centre

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 04/29/2022 - 1:01am

Family and friends of a young woman lost to a brain tumour have visited a research centre where scientists are searching for a cure for the disease which took her life.

Mum Paula D’Souza from Exeter and dad Michael Bullous of Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, were invited to the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Plymouth on Wednesday (27 April) to place tiles on the Wall of Hope in memory of Emma Louise Bullous, who passed away in January 2021, aged 23.

Emma, who graduated from Birmingham University in 2019 with a BSc in Geology and Physical...

Lympstone Manor: 5 years on

Outdoor heated pool and Pool House Restaurant & Bar to launch in May 2022

Firmly established as one of the finest country house hotels, this month, Lympstone Manor celebrates five years since launch, and is showing no signs of slowing down its evolution. Late Spring 2022 is set to bring the launch of the hotel’s highly anticipated outdoor swimming pool and neighbouring Pool House Restaurant & Bar, as well as the unveiling of the vineyard’s first wine, Triassic Pinot Noir, following the planting of 17,500 vines in 2018. The news follows swiftly after the hotel’s launch of six...

craft fair

Crediton Parish Church Craft Fair

Event Date: 
28/05/2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Crediton Parish Church

Looking for that unique hand made gift then come to Crediton Parish Church on Saturday 28th May 2022 between 10am and 4pm to see more than 25 local crafters exhibiting, selling and demonstrating their crafts at the Crediton Parish Church Craft Fair in aid of church funds.

Hot and cold refreshments available throughout the day in the adjacent Boniface Centre.

Admission and Car Parking is FREE.

If you would like to showcase your crafts then contact creditonchurchevent@gmail.com for more info.

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